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PLDT welcomes new Infoteach Outreach graduates

by Ceejay Cabrera, Student-Trainee, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila | May 22, 2017

PLDT, in partnership with the University of the Philippines Open University (UPOU) and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), recently welcomed 626 and 632 new graduates of the PLDT Infoteach Outreach Program from Cagayan De Oro and Davao City, respectively.

PLDT Community Relations (ComRel) Head/Consultant Evelyn M. Del Rosario underscored the importance of digital literacy in the technological age. “We are currently living in a time where everything is digital and fast-paced. The PLDT Infoteach Outreach Program is a platform in which digital literacy is continuously propagated to ensure that everyone can adapt to the demands of the 21st century learning.”

At the graduation ceremony in Cagayan de Oro, Del Rosario was joined by TESDA Regional Director Edgar Sales, Schools Division Superintendent Elena Borcillo, Cagayan de Oro Mayor Oscar Moreno, Local School Board Executive Director Ma. Dulce Potenciano, and Department of Education District Supervisor Mary Ann Allera.The graduates comprised of 294 teachers, 300 students, two master trainers, and 30 teacher-trainers. There were 15 schools in Cagayan De Oro that participated in the program.

Meanwhile in Davao City National High School, Del Rosario also grace the affair together with the Davao City ICT Coordinator Marcelo Roco, Davao City National High School Principal Wenefredo Cagape, Davao City Councilor Pilar Braga, and Mindanao Fixed Access & Transport Operations Head Jimmy Pacete. A total of 15 schools participated, bringing a total of 632 graduates composed of 300 teachers, 300 students, two master trainers and 30 teacher-trainers. Ceejay Cabrera, Student-Trainee, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila.

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